Exploring the great outdoors just got easier with a website and app specially designed to inspire Brits to make the most of their beautiful surrounds. From town strolls and riverside trails to countryside hikes and rural rambles, iFootpath.com makes outdoor adventures fun, simple and stress free. Blending the appeal of traditional guide books with the convenience of modern technology, the innovative company is revolutionising the way UK residents and visitors from overseas traverse local trails.
Featuring accurate turn-by-turn directions, beautiful photography and an abundance of historical and environmental information, users enjoy the ultimate modern walking guide experience in the palm of their hands. With the option of filtering results according to location, name, route length or county, users experience fast, accurate and optimised information at the touch of a button.
Claire Sharp, Co-founder of iFootpath says “We wanted to create a platform that made walking accessible, fun, educational and inspirational to people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. From casual ramblers and daily dog walkers to serious hikers and avid trail runners, iFootpath does just this! The unique features combine the charm of traditional printed guides with the benefits of cutting edge smartphone technology to offer users a definitive modern walking manual.”
Compatible with iOS and Android, iFootpath allows users to track real-time progress via an intuitive live satellite route map. Thanks to the ability to pre-download walking guides, iFootpath can be used even when users venture out of mobile coverage range.
The comments and ratings function brings an interactive element to the software while the ability to create and share unique walking routes adds a wonderfully personalised touch. Handwritten authors’ insight is also available to help walkers choose the perfect route, every time.
As well as providing everyday adventurers with modern walking guides at their fingertips, iFootpath also offers a bespoke service for country pubs and other organisations such as woodland area trustees. For establishments wanting to offer their visitors the ultimate outdoor experience, a custom made iFootpath walking guide is an invaluable resource.
The company is growing in leaps and bounds, recently reaching a milestone of 500 published walking guides as well as 12,000 registered users. With new guides published on a regular basis, these numbers will only continue to grow. Whether users are rambling with their family, friends or even their dog, iFootpath is a must have companion for outdoor enthusiasts across the nation.
The company has received rave reviews from national, regional and trade press critics across the UK. From The Guardian and The Telegraph to Lonely Planet Traveller and Women’s Walking, iFootpath has been praised for its pioneering approach to contemporary walking.
The iFootpath app is available for download for just £1.49 from iTunes or Google Play and Amazon This gives users full access to the comprehensive library of free walking guides.